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    Posted: 17-December-2014 at 1:22PM
I spoke with the Owner of The Little Shop fab today about doing some custom upper a arms. They will have the ball joint moved back to increase the caster adjustment. Which will help stability and tighten up steering feel. He said he could make them but to get the best price he needs to sale more than one set. He said fifteen would be the best but will build just the one set if I want to pay for them. I need to see how many might be interested in getting a set. maybe for a group buy? Pics of his work below.





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What kind of numbers are we talking? And would they be 72-76?
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They look really well made. I would be interested if they fit a 72.
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Prices will depend on number of sets ordered. just trying to see what interest there is on the forum. they would fit any of the 72 to 79 cars that use the torino chassis and fulsize like the galaxie from 65 and up. 
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interested in hearing some $ numbers and what all is included?
 
 
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^^^ what carl said! and can i use my urethane bushings and the stock bushing rod thing that goes through them? i may be interested in a pair! they look to be top quality!!!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ilyes Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17-December-2014 at 2:53PM
Interested as well, just want to know a $$$$ ballpark
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Mark me down as interested.  Will depend on price though.  I just rebuilt my front suspension, so I don't have an immediate need.  But would be a nice upgrade.  Or, for another car, that I hope to be acquiring.
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Well I don't think that interest will hold any of us back. I think that we can hit 15

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I would be interested in at least 1 set...if the price is right.
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Me too!

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looks nice.. I'm interested, depending on price. I really don't mind the stamped steel part but had always thought about making a tubular one.

any weight savings over the stock part?

stock ball joint?

stock bushings?

stock bushing rod?





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I would be interested, need to know price . Always wondered why no one seemed to offer them .
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Went by the shop again today and dropped off a stock arm for him to study. Looks like they will probably use the stock cross shaft and ball joints but a bigger common bushing on the shaft. Main benefits will be stronger, less flex, lighter and improved geometry allowing for more positive caster. Prices will be coming next week and will vary based on quantity. Example 1 for 10, 5 for 5, 10 for 3, etc.
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Originally posted by unlovedford unlovedford wrote:

I would be interested in at least 1 set...if the price is right.
 
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You guys have my interest in the control arms that would be a nice upgrade keep me informed!
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Interested as well. 
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just rebuilt the front suspension using energy suspension bushings etc....but would be interested in these assuming factory bushings can be used, pending price discovery


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